Spiced Caribbean roast chicken

    1 hour 55 min

    An otherwise typical roast chicken is given a Caribbean makeover with rum, lime juice and an array of spices.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 60ml rum
    • 1 tablespoon dark brown soft sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground clove
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
    • 1 (1.25kg) whole chicken
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Extra time:10min resting  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
    2. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, rum and dark brown soft sugar; set aside. Mix together the cayenne pepper, clove, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, salt and thyme leaves. Brush the chicken with oil, then coat with the spice mixture.
    3. Place in a roasting tin, and bake about 90 minutes, until the juices run clear. Baste the chicken with the lime-rum mixture every 20 minutes while it's cooking. Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes before carving.

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